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@@ -53,11 +53,23 @@ Struct Resources:
For printing struct resources. The 'R' and 'r' specifiers result in a
printed resource with ('R') or without ('r') a decoded flags member.
+Raw buffer as a hex string:
+ %*ph 00 01 02 ... 3f
+ %*phC 00:01:02: ... :3f
+ %*phD 00-01-02- ... -3f
+ %*phN 000102 ... 3f
+
+ For printing a small buffers (up to 64 bytes long) as a hex string with
+ certain separator. For the larger buffers consider to use
+ print_hex_dump().
+
MAC/FDDI addresses:
%pM 00:01:02:03:04:05
+ %pMR 05:04:03:02:01:00
%pMF 00-01-02-03-04-05
%pm 000102030405
+ %pmR 050403020100
For printing 6-byte MAC/FDDI addresses in hex notation. The 'M' and 'm'
specifiers result in a printed address with ('M') or without ('m') byte
@@ -67,6 +79,10 @@ MAC/FDDI addresses:
the 'M' specifier to use dash ('-') separators instead of the default
separator.
+ For Bluetooth addresses the 'R' specifier shall be used after the 'M'
+ specifier to use reversed byte order suitable for visual interpretation
+ of Bluetooth addresses which are in the little endian order.
+
IPv4 addresses:
%pI4 1.2.3.4